A 18-year-old male asked:
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dry, painful cough and your shortness of breath gets worse when you exercise could mean what ?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Exercise-induced ast: ... asthma (or EIA) jumps to mind as a possible cause of your symptoms, given your age. However, there are many other causes of cough & shortness of breath. We're not set up to give a diagnosis in this platform, so use HealthTap Prime to go over your symptoms & medications & condition with a live doctor to get an accurate diagnosis. You may need blood &/or pulmonary tests to confirm. EIA treatable
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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